Sep, 27 2018
HITACHINO NEST WHITE ALE Kounosu (Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan) is the village where this beer is born; “Su” literally means “NEST”. Hitachino Nest Beer is brewed by Kiuchi Brewery, whom have been brewing Japanese Sake since 1823, and...
Sep, 20 2018
What is Shochu? Shōchū is a Japanese distilled beverage less than 45% alcohol by volume. It is typically distilled from rice (kome), barley (mugi), sweet potatoes (satsuma-imo), buckwheat (soba), or brown sugar (kokutō), though it is sometimes...
Sep, 17 2018
Sake Time Fun Facts for Thirsty Thursday!  In Japan, people refer to sake as “Nihonshu” or “Seishu”. Despite it being referred to as “rice wine”, sake is actually BREWED. 80% of sake is water! So the water source when making sake is very...